Essays, Civil and Moral & the New Atlantis by Francis Bacon

Essays, Civil and Moral & the New Atlantis by Francis Bacon

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Author name not noted above: Sir Thomas Browne Originally published between 1909 and 1917 under the name qHarvard Classics, q this stupendous 51-volume set-a collection of the greatest writings from literature, philosophy, history, and mythology-was assembled by American academic CHARLES WILLIAM ELIOT (1834-1926), Harvard University's longest-serving president. Also known as qDr. Eliot's Five Foot Shelf, q it represented Eliot's belief that a basic liberal education could be gleaned by reading from an anthology of works that could fit on five feet of bookshelf. Volume III features: [ Essays or Counsels--Civil and Moral and The New Atlantis, by English scientist and philosopher SIR FRANCIS BACON (1561-1626), the former the foundational writings of his development of the scientific method, and the latter his utopian novel that influenced British notions of science as a noble endeavor. [ Areopagitica and Tractate on Education, by English poet JOHN MILTON (1608-1674), respectively his tract against censorship and his ideas on educational reform; both helped modernize English society. [ Religio Medici, by English polymath SIR THOMAS BROWNE (1605-1682), one of the earliest personal memoirs that, as a psychological self-evaluation, would later influence Jung.In the discharge of thy place set before thee the best examples; for imitation is a globeaquot; of precepts. And after a time set before thee thine own example; and examine thyself strictly whether thou didst not best at first. ... it plainly, and declare it, together with the reasons that move thee to change ; and do not think to steal* a€c Complete body. ... A servant or a favorite, if he be inward, OF GREAT PLACE 31.

Title:Essays, Civil and Moral & the New Atlantis by Francis Bacon
Author:Francis Bacon, John Milton
Publisher:Cosimo, Inc. - 2010-01-01


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